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Introductory Anthropology Courses

 

Welcome to our Introductory Anthropology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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Haunted: An Ethnography of the Hollywood and Hong Kong Media Industries

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Sylvia J. Martin

9780190464462
Paperback
September 2016

Examines how media professionals handle the uncertainties and risks of media production in a globalizing world

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Cultural Anthropology: Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Keri Vacanti Brondo

9780190253547
Paperback
July 2016

An inclusive, contemporary cultural anthropology reader with an emphasis on public and critical selections

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The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$92.95

Kenneth L. Feder

9780190275853
Paperback
July 2016

This renowned and updated text introduces students to "the big picture" view of human prehistory by personalizing the past and making it relevant to today's students

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Becoming Legal: Immigration Law and Mixed Status Families

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

9780190276010
Paperback
June 2016

The only ethnography to examine family-based legalization from the perspective of families who undertake it

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The Native World-System: An Ethnography of Bolivian Aymara Traders in the Global Economy

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Nico Tassi

9780190255220
Paperback
March 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A nuanced ethnography of the Bolivian Aymara trading system--one of the most up-and-coming forms of indigenous entrepreneurship on the American continent

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City of Flowers: An Ethnography of Social and Economic Change in Costa Rica's Central Valley

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Susan E. Mannon

9780190464431
Paperback
March 2016

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An engaging, timely ethnographic study that explores how individuals and households give meaning and shape to social and economic change in Costa Rica

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Core Concepts in Cultural Anthropology

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Robert H. Lavenda and Emily A. Schultz

9780190459727
Paperback
February 2016

The only brief cultural anthropology text specifically designed to prepare students to read ethnography more effectively and with greater understanding

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Archaeology and Humanity's Story: A Brief Introduction to World Prehistory

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Deborah I. Olszewski

9780199764563
Paperback
November 2015

A brief introduction to the archaeological past through key concepts and case studies

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Asking Questions About Cultural Anthropology: A Concise Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco

9780199926909
Paperback
November 2015

A brief, cutting-edge text organized around anthropological questions and designed to stimulate students' anthropological imaginations

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Anthropology Unbound: A Field Guide to the 21st Century

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

E. Paul Durrenberger and Suzan Erem

9780190269029
Paperback
October 2015

A brief, critical introduction to anthropology that applies anthropological research to America's current public issues and concerns

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Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Joanna Davidson

9780199358687
Paperback
August 2015

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography of identity, environment, and development in rural West Africa

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Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco

9780199925728
Paperback
November 2014

Using a question-based approach, this cultural anthropology text emphasizes critical thinking, active learning, and applying anthropology to solve contemporary human problems

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Anthropology: What Does It Mean to be Human?

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Robert H. Lavenda and Emily A. Schultz

9780190210847
Paperback
November 2014

A question-oriented approach that shows students the relevance of anthropology in today's world

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Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition

Ninth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Emily A. Schultz and Robert H. Lavenda

9780199350841
Paperback
November 2013

Taking a student-oriented, question-based approach, this introduction to cultural anthropology is the most affordable comprehensive text on the market

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Amazon Town: A Study of Human Life in the Tropics

Anniversary Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Charles Wagley, Conrad Kottak, and Richard Pace

9780199335251
Paperback
November 2013

The classic ethnography of the Amazon, now updated and revised for today's students

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The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$92.95

Kenneth L. Feder

9780199950737
Paperback
June 2013

A narrative of human prehistory that personalizes the past and makes it relevant to today's students

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Paradigms for Anthropology: An Ethnographic Reader

Retail Price to Students:

$144.95

E. Paul Durrenberger and Suzan Erem

9780199945887
Hardcover
September 2012

From exotic to familiar settings, this anthology presents students with an overview of how anthropologists approach a variety of topics

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Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street Gang

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

T.W. Ward

9780199859061
Paperback
June 2012

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A riveting ethnography on Salvadoran street gangs in Los Angeles

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Listen, Here is a Story: Ethnographic Life Narratives from Aka and Ngandu Women of the Congo Basin

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Bonnie L. Hewlett

9780199764235
Paperback
May 2012

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography on the lives of the foraging Aka and the farming Ngandu of the Central African Republic that explores women's roles in contemporary Africa.

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The Alternative Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Jonathan Marks

9780195157031
Paperback
November 2010

A spirited introduction to biological anthropology that fosters a deeper understanding of core concepts and the ability to think critically

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